Lesley Stahl: Why have you become, people say, the most hated Cabinet secretary?
Betsy DeVos: I’m not sure exactly how that happened…
I’m more misunderstood than anything.
The above exchange from last night’s 60 Minutes interview highlights an important point about our Education Secretary.
She is deeply unpopular, but not because she’s misunderstood. If anything, she’s understood too well.
We know what she stands for and we don’t like it.
If she was really so misunderstood, why didn’t her answers in the interview veer away from the same usual canned responses she’s given time-and-time-again to the same type of questions?
What’s wrong with schools? NOT ENOUGH CHOICE.
How do we prevent school shootings? LET SCHOOLS ARM TEACHERS.
You didn’t really even need DeVos to show up to the interview to be able to guess with a high degree of accuracy what her answers would be.
In fact, many of…
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